Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Kedosto
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.61 seconds.
Forum: Commuting
11-12-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By Kedosto

You're revealing your age. -Kedosto ...

You're revealing your age.


-Kedosto
*our age*
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,268
Posted By Kedosto

I had the right of way. -Kedosto

I had the right of way.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
11-08-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By Kedosto

Start early. Very early. Like 05:00 kinda...

Start early. Very early. Like 05:00 kinda early. The thugs and gangbangers are usually down for the night by that time. The only people you'll (mostly) see are working stiffs trying to survive...
11-08-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,080
Posted By Kedosto

Wait, what? Is it April already? Up to 200+...

Wait, what? Is it April already?

Up to 200+ pounds balanced on a single wheel with a center of gravity that high and anyone expects stability and usefulness?! Riiiiight. Fools and their...
11-08-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By Kedosto

Meh. What's the date on that? The patent world...

Meh. What's the date on that? The patent world is full of designs which never see the light of day. This could be something from long ago with no real intention to develop. Not that I wouldn't be...
10-31-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,629
Posted By Kedosto

Most drivers’ irresponsible behavior can be...

Most drivers’ irresponsible behavior can be anticipated. It’s not enough to ride as if they don’t see you; you must ride as if they’re not even looking. Expect the worst and ride accordingly. Be...
10-31-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,373
Posted By Kedosto

Wild guess here: it looks like about a 100mm x...

Wild guess here: it looks like about a 100mm x 17 degree stem.

If so, you can flip that stem and remove 60mm of spacers and end up in the same spot. Go here...
Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,310
Posted By Kedosto

I would like to take this opportunity to...

I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to the world in general for my wife’s behavior at every check out register she’s ever approached....

Do absolutely nothing while waiting in line....
10-31-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,373
Posted By Kedosto

As Phil said in post #42...

As Phil said in post #42 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=42) , the frame appears to be too small and you’re trying to find comfort with a lot of spacers. I wouldn’t...
10-29-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,858
Posted By Kedosto

If you're the type of person who likes to...

If you're the type of person who likes to quantify and measure things, buy one.
If you're the type of person who could not care less, don't buy one.
In either case, stay in your lane.


-Kedosto
10-29-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Kedosto

Every time I've been considering an IGH build I...

Every time I've been considering an IGH build I find myself with the same questions. The 8 doesn't fit my application and the 11 has a questionable reliability reputation. I suspect IGH...
10-23-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,806
Posted By Kedosto

Well, I was gonna say saddles, but as I type this...

Well, I was gonna say saddles, but as I type this I'm thinking that even a poor saddle choice isn't a complete waste as it still serves as an example of what doesn't work. I have a clear...
10-23-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,228
Posted By Kedosto

Darwin Award candidate? -Kedosto

Darwin Award candidate?


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By Kedosto

Wait, what? A "repair" with sew-up glue and a...

Wait, what? A "repair" with sew-up glue and a sock? This thread is useless without pics.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 770
Posted By Kedosto

Assuming you're here in the US, I wouldn't touch...

Assuming you're here in the US, I wouldn't touch a project like that with a ten foot pole. What, with our litigious society and all. I'm no expert, but it seems you're opening a can of worms. Any...
10-18-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Kedosto

I've well over 15k miles on a Tiagra long cage...

I've well over 15k miles on a Tiagra long cage with an 11-34 cassette. Not a problem. I could run a longer B screw and easily get away with a 36 cassette. Unless you live in Flatlandia you're...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,241
Posted By Kedosto

Nobody likes a show-off. ;) -Kedosto ...

Nobody likes a show-off. ;)


-Kedosto
*pencil*
*extremely worn eraser*
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,596
Posted By Kedosto

Google ďhypothenar eminence.Ē Itís the pad that...

Google ďhypothenar eminence.Ē Itís the pad that runs along the edge of your hand between your little finger and wrist. Itís the part of your hand youíd use if you were gonna give someone...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,596
Posted By Kedosto

Sorry, but SQLABS...

Sorry, but SQLABS (https://sqlab-usa.com/collections/innerbarends) beat you to it. I’ve never tried them, but they’ve been around for quite some time so somebody must be buying them. It looks to me...
10-12-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Kedosto

Scissors. -Kedosto *got nuthin’*

Scissors.


-Kedosto
*got nuthin’*
10-12-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,484
Posted By Kedosto

I’d like to see some R&D in tube or liner...

I’d like to see some R&D in tube or liner material technology. Something along the lines of superior stretch or compliance rather than thickness or density. Imagine a tube that is virtually...
10-12-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,148
Posted By Kedosto

“Is this a reasonable forum for new technology...

“Is this a reasonable forum for new technology discussions?”

Sure, but only if your skin is thick enough to sort through all of the usual curmudgeons and clowns. Far too many around here are...
10-12-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,148
Posted By Kedosto

Well...? -Kedosto *toe tapping*

Well...?


-Kedosto
*toe tapping*
10-07-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By Kedosto

I suspect you already know this, but I'm gonna...

I suspect you already know this, but I'm gonna say it anyway... you're not gonna notice a significant time saving by switching to another bike. If you made the effort and really rode your butt off...
10-07-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,333
Posted By Kedosto

One way or the other, you will NOT arrive dry. ...

One way or the other, you will NOT arrive dry. There is no way to avoid it. You're either going to get wet from the rain, or you're going to get wet from your own perspiration. Mostly it will be a...
10-07-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By Kedosto

Paragraphs. There are few things worse than...

Paragraphs. There are few things worse than trying to read a singular, long post on a monitor screen. Break up your post into short, 3-5 line paragraphs for easier digestion and you'll likely...
09-26-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,627
Posted By Kedosto

There’s a kid in my neighborhood who rides...

There’s a kid in my neighborhood who rides backwards while sitting on the handlebars. He has to look over his shoulder to see where he’s going. He rides all over the place like that — helmet...
09-26-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,909
Posted By Kedosto

Unless we’re talking about a one-off handmade...

Unless we’re talking about a one-off handmade frame or curiosity art piece, off the shelf frame info can be acquired with very little effort these days.

Stack and reach info is a relatively new...
09-26-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,909
Posted By Kedosto

As a fairly frequent Craigslister I probably...

As a fairly frequent Craigslister I probably wouldn’t reply either. In my experience, questions like yours are almost always a waste of time. It will typically result in a slew of hair-splitting,...
09-15-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Kedosto

Looks like something I’d build for myself; steel...

Looks like something I’d build for myself; steel frame, stout rims, wide tires, and proven comfortable geometry. The asking price reflects the curated nature. You can do just about anything on a...
09-15-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Kedosto

I seriously question the benefit of MIPS. I...

I seriously question the benefit of MIPS. I suppose if you’re the type to wear your helmet so tight that an impact would not cause the helmet to slip on your head, thereby transferring the impact...
09-15-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By Kedosto

It’s not about how many times you fall... ...

It’s not about how many times you fall...


-Kedosto
*keeps gettin’ up*
09-15-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By Kedosto

If Iím riding around the corner, no. If Iím...

If Iím riding around the corner, no. If Iím setting up a final fit on an N+1, absolutely.


-Kedosto
09-15-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Kedosto

No mfg is gonna sell you NOS. What little they...

No mfg is gonna sell you NOS. What little they retain is for warranty replacement. They’re in the business of selling you the latest and greatest while earning a little profit for the company. You...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By Kedosto

Am I the only one that gets this? ...

Am I the only one that gets this?


-Kedosto
*half a brain*
09-12-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Kedosto

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer...

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer heat.


-Kedosto
09-03-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Kedosto

Impressive dedication to the craft. I’d like to...

Impressive dedication to the craft. I’d like to think this would address those inane “bikes are too expensive” or “why would anyone spend $$$$ on a bike” threads, but alas, this is Bike Forums.

...
09-03-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,056
Posted By Kedosto

Ok, I genuinely LOL'd. I've never been a fan of...

Ok, I genuinely LOL'd. I've never been a fan of C'dale but I tried to take a look at their touring monstrosity and couldn't find it anywhere on their US website. Is it dead in the US market?

...
08-30-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,056
Posted By Kedosto

Absolutely. Especially if you’re planning on...

Absolutely. Especially if you’re planning on packing lots of stuff. It’s long, stout, and stable. Handling is neutral to slow-ish and front loads are handled easily. LHT’s touring cred is...
08-30-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,764
Posted By Kedosto

Meh. When I had my sailboat I looked forward to...

Meh. When I had my sailboat I looked forward to the autumn winds on the bay. The fall is great sailing season in the SF Bay Area. Windy season on the bike... not so enjoyable. One of my route...
08-28-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,284
Posted By Kedosto

Whatever pedals you buy, they will come with...

Whatever pedals you buy, they will come with cleats. The cleats will NOT be SH-56ís. You will need to buy the 56ís separately (approx $12-15). I donít know how sensitive your budget, but IMO theyíre...
08-28-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,535
Posted By Kedosto

I'm subbed to all but the Rad Bike ladies. ...

I'm subbed to all but the Rad Bike ladies. Iohan's stuff is spectacular. He could easily work as a director or cinematographer, he's that good.


-Kedosto
08-28-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,284
Posted By Kedosto

If you wanna go clipless and retain the ability...

If you wanna go clipless and retain the ability to walk at least a little bit normal, forget the SL's. Plain ol' SPD is what you're looking for. Shimano 520's are about the best value in an SPD...
08-28-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Kedosto

The Crosstrail is a dual sport bike that's...

The Crosstrail is a dual sport bike that's probably best left to gentle, rolling trails and paved pathways. For wheelies and jumps you'd be better served with a more stout MTB or BMX style bicycle. ...
08-28-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By Kedosto

A few months ago I picked up a 2017 Raleigh...

A few months ago I picked up a 2017 Raleigh Clubman. A "get it outta here" deal at $380, new and unassembled in the box. I didn't really have a need, and my expectations weren't set one way or the...
08-28-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,829
Posted By Kedosto

Not exactly true. I never said bicycle...

Not exactly true. I never said bicycle violations incur points. Bicycle violations do not generate points, but they're still recorded to your license or California ID. :innocent:

I'm not sure...
08-28-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,829
Posted By Kedosto

The only time I ever dismount and walk my bike...

The only time I ever dismount and walk my bike across the street using the crosswalk (or not) is when I'm openly crossing against a red light and there's a police officer in the vicinity. If I roll...
08-26-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Kedosto

I followed Crimetown for season one but dropped...

I followed Crimetown for season one but dropped them with the long gap between season one and two. Thanks for the heads up on season two. I spent my youth in Detroit - Dad moved the family out to...
08-24-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Kedosto

Every cycling podcast I've ever tried have been...

Every cycling podcast I've ever tried have been pretty boring. I'm always happy to give new ones a try, but since I don't follow racing there isn't much of anything else. I'm a huge podcast fan and...
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,294
Posted By Kedosto

https://youtu.be/S_3vZYOYNYU Sorry for this....

https://youtu.be/S_3vZYOYNYU

Sorry for this.


-Kedosto
*repentant*
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.